🔥 National Education Policy 2020: IITs will also teach humanities and arts, with the aim of spending 6% of the country’s GPD on the education sector. Humanities and arts as well as technical subjects will also be funded in IITs. There will be a common entrance test for admission to all institutes in the country.
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- Music and theater are promoted in all universities in the country
The new education policy was approved at the cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. After 34 years, the country’s education policy has changed. The government’s goal is to enroll 50% of college graduates by 2035.
As part of the new educational policy, subjects in the arts and humanities are also being taught in technical institutes. In addition, the focus is on the establishment of separate departments in all universities in the country for art subjects such as music and theater.
Many such decisions have been made according to a new educational policy. This design was developed by ISRO scientist K.K. It was headed by Kasturirangan. Learn about the big changes that will shape the new direction of Indian education.
Universities around the world can build campuses in India
The Indian education system could adapt to changes on a global level. Large universities around the world can build their own campus in India. The cabinet has also approved the renaming of the Ministry of Human Resources and Development to the Ministry of Human Resources.
Technical institutes will also highlight art with skill
According to the new education policy, all technical facilities across the country, including the IITs, will adopt holistic approaches. This topic also highlights art and humanities topics in engineering and at technical institutes. In addition, competency-based subjects are included in the curriculum.
An entrance exam for all institutes
The new education policy also provides for a joint entrance exam for admission to all institutes across the country. This test is carried out by the National Testing Agency (NTA). However, this is optional. It is not compulsory for all students to take this exam.
There will also be online courses in regional languages
Students can now also take online courses in regional languages. In addition to the eight most important regional languages, online courses are also offered in Kannada, Oriya and Bengali. Most online courses are currently only available in English and Hindi.
6% of GDP is spent on education
The new educational policy aims to spend 6% of GDP on the education sector. Currently, only 4.43% of the total GDP budget, including the center and the state, is spent on education.
New education policy prepared after 2 lakh proposals
The government also called for proposals to draft the new educational policy. The ministry says more than 2 lakh proposals have been received on this draft. After analyzing these proposals, the new education policy was adopted.
Education policy was made in 1986
National education policy was formulated 34 years ago in 1986. Nothing has changed in this for almost three decades. Committees were also set up in 1990 and 1993 to review this.